SiliCon with Adam Savage announces new celebrities, creators, artists and writers for its two-day lineup in August 2022, with much more to come including details on NASA panels | news

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. June 2022–

Silicon with Adam Savage, The largest Comic Con and Maker Con in Silicon Valley has announced more celebrities and special guests. Karen Gillan out Doctor Who, Jumanji and Guardians of the Galaxy; Kari Byron and Tory Belleci out mythbuster;Darell Maloney, also known as The Broken Nerd;Simone Gertz, a designer and robot builder; and Bob Clagett out I like doing things are just a few of the exciting performances.

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The two-day conference under the motto create the improbable is a family-friendly science, technology and pop culture fan extravaganza and comics conference aiming to inspire and entertain with science/technology discussions, film and television screenings and of course incredible celebrity guests. Attendees can get to know their Maker with hands-on Maker workshops and classes held right on the show floor at Savage Maker Vers creative workshop. All weekend long there will be discussion boards with award-winning authors and artists, cosplay competitions for children and adults, building challenges, a packed hall with vendors and more!

“Our goal is to bring together guests with rich creation stories, from filmmakers and actors to artists, writers, engineers, scientists, technologists and makers, to share their creativity and enthusiasm,” he said Adam SavageCreative Director and Co-Producer of SiliCon 2022, Special Effects Designer and Producer, Actor, Educator and TV Personality/Producer, including the presenters of Checked and former co-host of Discovery’s myth buster Series.

Hollywood Stars

  • Karen Gillanknown for her role in the sci-fi series Doctor Whoand the movies jumanji and Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Steven streetknown for his role as James Holden in the science fiction series The wide and the adventure film sky high.
  • WesChatham, known for his role as Amos Burton in the science fiction series The wide and the movies The Philly Kid and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and Part 2.

So farAnnounced

  • Christopher Lloyd, Back to the Future
  • George Take I, star trek
  • Alan Ritchsonthe original hit series from Amazon reachers
  • The widethe critically acclaimed showrunner of Amazon Prime Video Naren Shankarwill be accompanied by writers/producers Ty Franck, Daniel Abrahamand Dan Novak, Director Breck Eisnerand members of the incredible cast to share the highlights of its seventh anniversary.

celebrity maker

Here are just a few of the world-renowned celebrity makers who will be appearing in the Savage MakerVerse and panels throughout the event:

  • Kari Byronbest known as a presenter on Discovery Channel myth buster; Co-founder of EXPLR media, a platform created to inspire, educate and empower children to become agents of change.
  • Tory BelleciDaredevil/builder of Discovery Channel’s MythBusters; Executive Producer/Host for Amazon,science channel country engine trend.
  • Darell Maloneyalso known The broken nerda Marvel prop maker and a master of 3D printing and model making.
  • Simone GertzSwedish designer, inventor, maker, robotics enthusiast and TV presenter.
  • Bob Clagettknown for its Maker channel, I like doing thingswhether music, websites, software, furniture, vintage scooters or motorcycles.

So farAnnounced

  • Frank column out built openknown for his incredible Iron Man suits
  • Beverly Downenby Downen Creative Studios
  • Sophie Wonga producer/author of Wearable Tech Products
  • Bill Doran from Punished Props
  • Cosplay Crafting: 3D printing, prop making, fabrication and kit bashing
  • Maker Challenges and Prizes

Authors and comic artists

  • Neo Edmundauthor of A tale of Red Riding Hood’s rise to the alpha hunter, clan of the vein and Kaijudo battle of dueling masters.
  • Rachel Litfinauthor of Chronicles of the Royal High Series.
  • M Todd Gallowglasauthor of own weight series and the Dragonbone Flute Saga.
  • Dan Wicklineauthor of Grimm fairy tales and the ongoing 30 days night adjustments.
  • David GeroldAuthor and screenwriter of some of the highest rated episodes of Star Trek The Original Series, Babylon 5 and Twilight Zone.
  • Christian Gossett, war of stars Designers, creators and artists behind the current Red Star series of graphic novels.
  • Andrew C GaskaENnie and UKGE award winning settings and adventure writer for the EXTRATERRESTRIAL Role-playing game and author of series Bibles for EXTRATERRESTRIAL, predatorand planet of monkeys.
  • JP RothWriter, artist, creator and owner of Rothic Comics.
  • Eric Basaldualongtime Top Cow artist known for witch blade and Grave robbersas well as Marvel and DC covers.
  • Jason PalmerIllustrator, painter, muralist for TV and film, creating art for storyboarding, concept work and more Indiana Jones to game of Thrones.

previously announced

  • Gary Whittaauthor of Rogue One: A Star Wars Storywill be returning to SiliCon with Adam Savage.
  • Steven E Gordon, renowned comic artist and art director who is best known for X-Men: Evolution, cool world, fire ice

BENEFITS for Platinum and Gold VIP ticket holders

  • Platinum and Gold VIP ticket holders enjoy special VIP entry, priority panel access, FastPass photo ops, access to a private VIP lounge with a private autograph session, and access and priority seating to all premiere panel events.
  • Platinum ticket holders will be treated to a special VIP party at Tech Interactive and a film screening featuring Oscar and Emmy winners Phil Tippet.
    • Platinum VIP ticket holders are also invited to a VIP cocktail party hosted by Adam Savage and featuring special guests on Saturday, August 27th. Visit the website for more information.
    • The film screening of Phil Tippet ‘s crazy godfollowed by a Q&A, will be held at Tech Interactive on Friday evening, August 26th. Phil is an Academy Award- and Emmy-winning visual effects supervisor and producer whose work appears in the original war of stars Trilogy, Jurassic Parkand RoboCop. tippet s specializes in creature design, stop motion, and computer aided character animation, and has assisted with Industrial Light & Magic and DreamWorks.

“We’re excited to announce an expanded roster of incredible creators, an exclusive screening featuring an award-winning Hollywood special effects master, and more at this year’s SiliCon. We will continue to bring sparking creativity and talent to the event as we build on ours Create the improbable theme,” Savage added.

Discount accommodation

SiliCon attendees with Adam Savage can purchase a special group rate of $139 per night at the Marriott San Jose.

Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities

SiliCon with Adam Savage would like to thank this year’s sponsors: Amazon Alexa, Blick Art Materials, Itemfarm, Print Bed, Raspberry Pi and SKS Props.

Contact [email protected] for information on customized sponsorship and exhibitor packages. Exhibitor and Artist Alley registrations are available online. Panel and workshop contributions can be submitted here.

Silicon with Adam Savage

Location: Dates/times:

San Jose McEnery Convention Center

Saturday 27 August 2022

150 W San Carlos Street, San Jose, CA 95113

Opening times: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m

Sunday 28 August 2022
Tickets, photos and autographs: Opening hours: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
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About Silicon with Adam Savage

Founded in 2014 as SiliCon Valley Comic Con, SiliCon was the vision of Rick White and Steve Wozniak who wanted to bring together the best of technology and pop culture. Adam Savage has grown each year since, joining in 2019 to bring a new dimension to the event that embraces the ethos and community of the makers.

Adam has built everything from theater sets to miniature particle accelerators. From spaceships to animatronic weapons. He made Rube Goldberg machines, hand rests and space suits. His online videos have generated over 230 million page views. It is written for Popular mechanicsthe Wall Street Journal and Wired magazine and is a published author with his latest book, “Every tool is a hammer.” His program myth buster produced 270 episodes that aired in over 100 countries for 14 years. He is currently Editor-in-Chief at Checked.

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